Annette’s

You don’t fully appreciate summer until you live in a city like Chicago. Everyone talks about how bitterly cold the winters are here, and don’t get me wrong, they’re not for the faint of heart. But I think it’s the length that makes them so brutal. So when summer in Chicago finally does arrive, it’s…

Summer in the City {and Beyond}

The months before my senior year in college I remember thinking, That’s it. Farewell carefree summer days. Turns out I was wrong. Despite the fact that the duties of adulthood still call {read: work, and her bestie: bills}, I managed to have a pretty stellar summer.